Article Camelia Hostinar

Camelia Hostinar Recognized for Research on Children in Poverty

UC Davis College of Letters & Sciences
June 17, 2020

Camelia Hostinar, an assistant professor of psychology, will receive an American Psychological Association early career award for her research investigating how poverty influences children’s development.

The APA’s developmental psychology Division 7 recently selected Hostinar for a 2022 Boyd McCandless Award, which recognizes young scientists who make exceptional contributions to the field during the first eight years of their academic career.

Hostinar has had more than 50 papers published in scholarly journals and books since earning her doctorate in developmental psychology from the University of Minnesota in 2013. She joined the UC Davis Department of Psychology and the UC Davis Center for Poverty and Inequality Research in 2016. She directs the Social Environment & Stress (SES) Lab at the UC Davis Center for Mind and Brain.